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  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Sounders take their name from the original Seattle Sounders soccer team, which played from 1974 to 1983 in the North American Soccer League.
The Seattle Sounders have two bitter rivals, the southern club Portland Timbers and the northern club Vancouver Whitecaps.
The Seattle Sounders were first supported by the "Seattle Sounders Booster Club" in the 1970's and early 1980's.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Seattle_Sounders   (414 words)

  Seattle Sounders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Seattle Sounders are a U.S. professional soccer team based in Seattle, Washington.
The Sounders take their name from the original Seattle Sounders soccer team, which played from 1974 to 1983 in the North American Soccer League.
The Seattle Sounders have two bitter rivals, the southern club Portland Timbers and the northern club Vancouver Whitecaps.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seattle_Sounders   (356 words)

 Starfire Sports :|: press box
Seattle (5-4-2) did manage a few threats early and late in the first half, with their best chance coming in official time at the end of the half.
Seattle, with two home games remaining until playoffs looks poised to clinch the 2nd place spot in the W-League Northwest Conference where in a playoff situation; they are likely to meet their arch nemesis, Vancouver.
Seattle made some good attempts with a few threats on goal but with all their pushing into SPU’s end, SPU kept holding them off to retain the shutout.
starfiresports.com /main_addedpages/pressbox.asp   (6149 words)

 Seattle Pitch--THE site for Seattle Sounders Supporters
Sounders news release, Brian Ching reflects on his successful career with the Sounders, then MLS and the nats.
Sounders' Weaver a true rookie in chores only.
The Sounders announced that they have scheduled an exhibition match with Cardiff City from Wales.
seattlepitch.tripod.com   (4236 words)

 Seattle Sounders - El Paso Patriots, 2003 Aug 31
Within the same minute, a Sounders aerial cross from the right side into the goal area was flicked wide by a defender, and Callahan claimed the leftovers at the left edge of the penalty area.
Seattle brought in Marco Velez for Sawatzky, the first of three Seattle substitutions, and all three would help the cause.
In the 75th Seattle were hoping for a penalty kick when Herculez Gomez was knocked over from behind dribbling along the end line towards goal, but referee Dinesh Singh wouldn't award the PK.
seattlepitch.tripod.com /matches/2003/aug31.html   (1407 words)

 HistoryLink Essay: Seattle Sounders
Seattle’s entry was owned by a group of prominent local businessmen and women who promptly named John Best coach of the team, and held a “name the team” contest.
In 1976 the Sounders moved to the "state-of-the-art" Kingdome (where there was no chance of rain, but they did have to deal with the evils of Astroturf), facing the New York Cosmos in the first event ever in the new stadium, before a sold-out crowd of 58,128.
The Tacoma Stars, FC Seattle Storm (who were the original owners of the name, incidentally, not the Women's National Basketball Association with its Seattle team called the Seattle Storm), and Seattle Seadogs were all good teams (and all had former Sounders in their lineups), but none of them lasted even 10 years.
www.historylink.org /essays/output.cfm?file_id=4219   (1408 words)

 Sounders' exec says club headed for better times - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle):
The Sounders decided to sponsor a Super Y team, a highly competitive youth soccer team that is organized through the United Soccer League.
The Sounders and the cities of Kent and Seattle are discussing a plan, and Hanauer is looking for investors to fund the $5 million project.
Soccer in Seattle was fallow until Oki resurrected the Sounders in 1994.
seattle.bizjournals.com /seattle/stories/2002/07/01/story8.html?t=printable   (1109 words)

 Blue Sky Soccer :: Stealing Your Thunder!
Seattle scored 2 goals off of set pieces as the game ended in a 2-2 draw.
Seattle defended their area well and forced the Thunder to often swing the ball back and forth looking for an opening.
Seattle pressed forward with their most determined attacks of the night.
www.blueskysoccer.com /index.php?module=pagesetter&func=viewpub&tid=1&pid=312   (1766 words)

 'Quakes top Sounders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Seattle midfielder Viet Nguyen, left, and San Jose counterpart Ronnie Ekelund battle for the ball.
The Sounders thrilled a full house of 1,275 and about 300 onlookers who flanked the hillside and fences around the field, but Ariel Graziani, the fourth-leading scorer in MLS, tallied the game-winner in the 109th minute after Seattle keeper Preston Burpo could not corral the rebound of a Dwayne DeRosario shot.
Seattle rules the A-League, a feeder league for the MLS, with a 15-2 record.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /othersports/79040_soun18.shtml   (630 words)

 The Story of the 2005 Seattle Sounders
The story of the 2006 Seattle Sounders begins without a starting goalkeeper and ends with a rookie of the year and co-scoring champion transferring to a club in Norway.
It would be the Sounders' first Cascadia Cup in the three year history of the competition.
Seattle lost 1-2 at home to Charleston, 3-2 away to Vancouver, and faced a must-win home match to end the season at Qwest against the Atlanta Silverbacks.
soundercentral.com /museum/2006/Review/story_of_the_2006_seattle_sounders.htm   (1590 words)

 Seattle Sounders - 3-Time Champions, 1995, 1996, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ruiz moved to the Seattle area when he attended the University of Washington, and has coached several local teams including; Emerald City F.C.'s Premiere team since 1999, District ODP in 2000 and coached a regional all-stars team on a European tour of Sweden, Denmark and Holland in 2001.
His Sounders career was highlighted by his 2000 season in which he earned the team MVP award, USL First Division First Team Honors and tying for third in the USL First Division scoring title.
Granade was a member of the Seattle Pacific University 1993 NCAA Championship team and a two-year starter in goal from 1993-1996.
www.seattlesounders.net /coaches.shtml   (899 words)

 The Seattle Times: Sports: A-League Championship: Seattle Sounders at Montreal Impact
Seattle didn't place a single player on the all-league squads, but D Danny Jackson, GK Preston Burpo and F Welton could be considered glaring omissions.
The Sounders appealed to the league office to overturn Welton's second yellow, which was issued in the 72nd minute for delay, but were denied on Wednesday.
Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer contends that the referee Tiger Liu was quick draw the card amidst a confusing situation.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/sports/2002039007_soundersbox18.html   (587 words)

 SEATTLE SPORTS BLOG.com - seattle sports, seattle times sports, seattle mariners, seattle seahawks, seattle ...
The Seattle Sounders were crowned champions of the United Soccer Leagues First Division after defeating the Richmond Kickers 4-3 in the penalty kick round of the USL First Division Championship match Saturday night at Qwest Field.
In his final game as a Sounder, defender Scott Jenkins scored the winning penalty kick before Richmond goalkeeper Ronnie Pascale hit the crossbar in the seventh round of penalty kicks to give the Sounders their third USL title.
Sounders goalkeeper Preston Burpo was named the game’s most valuable player for an outstanding performance in regulation and for a huge save during the decisive penalty kick round.
www.seattlesportsblog.com /archives/seattle_sounders   (244 words)

Seattle had a much better season than RD expected, though their lack of depth showed in the stretch (first 14 games: 7-5-2; last 14 games: 4-6-4).
The Sounders also were without the help of forward Craig Tomlinson and captain/defender Danny Jackson, who both missed the entire year with ACL ailments.
The Sounders return just one defender that started a single match in 2005, and will be without 2005’s most improved goalkeeper, Preston Burpo.
www.sick-boy.com /06seattle.htm   (262 words)

 Graham, Sounders topple Timbers 4-2
After scoring his second goal of the evening to give the Seattle Sounders a 4-2 win over the Portland Timbers, he scoured the standing-room-only crowd of 3,204 at Starfire Sports Complex and found Danny Jackson, the man whose season-ending knee injury compelled the Sounders to sign Graham.
Along with Graham's two goals, his first two of the season, the Sounders got a goal and an assist from both Roger Levesque and Gabe Sturm, and six saves from goalkeeper Preston Burpo to defeat their I-5 rivals.
Seattle got its second goal of the first half when Sturm's free kick found Graham seven yards out.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /othersports/231978_sounders09.html   (478 words)

Seattle struggled to maintain a winning record before closing the 2004 season on a 6-0-1 hot streak than continued through the first two rounds of the playoffs.
But so is the fact that Seattle had a losing record against active USL-1 teams, as well as the notion that both forward Craig Tomlinson and defender/captain Danny Jackson will miss the entire season with ACL injuries, not to mention Andrew Gregor's recently broken foot.
The Sounders will definitely be residing in the bottom-half of the table in 2005, even if Levesque is loaned back to Seattle for half of the season as planned.
www.sick-boy.com /05seattle.htm   (239 words)

 HeraldNet - Sounders to open Seahawks Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Seattle Sounders will officially open the new downtown stadium on July 28 with an A-League soccer game against Vancouver, it was announced Thursday.
The Sounders, then a member of the North American Soccer League, played before a sellout crown in the first sports event at the Kingdome in 1976.
The current Sounders will play just the one game at the new stadium, then return to their regular home, Seattle Memorial Stadium.
www.heraldnet.com /Stories/02/5/17/15490310.cfm   (519 words)

 Buzzer Beater: Futbol Archive (Seattle Weekly)
The Seattle Sounders' offense has been hammered this off-season, with leading points man Cam Weaver transferred to a Norwegian team, second-leading scorer Andrew Gregor going to Portland, and Maykel Galindo, perhaps the biggest talent of all, moving on to MLS.
Galindo is the third Sounders player transferred to Chivas in the last two years (Brent Whitfield and Preston Burpo went to Chivas in 2006), which, according to journalism standards, officially makes it a trend.
The Colorado Rapids were interested in signing him after the Sounders won the USL First Division championship, but Galindo signed on for a second campaign with the Sounders out of both pragmatism and loyalty.
www.seattleweekly.com /news/blogs/buzzerbeater/futbol   (726 words)

Whatever the reasons, and only he knows the real ones, the state of the franchise was certainly on edge as the Whitecaps took on their old nemesis Seattle Sounders in the second of a back to back series.
The fact that the Sounders were ahead early seemed to fit the pattern of the first half: the 'Caps were always just a step behind.
The Sounders are a well organized team and showed it in the early going, their defensive unit continually stopping the Whitecaps midfield and forward units from getting anything done.
www.angelfire.com /mac/whitecapsfan/match3.html   (801 words)

 TimesDispatch.com | RICHMOND KICKERS AT SEATTLE SOUNDERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Sounders, coached by Brian Schmetzer, beat fifth-seeded Portland 3 goals to 0 in the two-game first round of the playoffs.
This season, Seattle won here 2-0 on a couple of late goals while Richmond was playing shorthanded; and the teams played to a 1-1 tie there.
The Sounders' average home attendence was 2,885 to the Kickers' 2,654.
www.timesdispatch.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031785385419&path=!sports!localpros&s=1045855935035   (311 words)

 August 14, 2003 -- Seattle Sounders 1 at Team Calgary 0
However, Seattle was able to convert one of their only chances of the match while Calgary could not do the same resulting in a 1-0 Seattle victory.
Seattle's first chance was in the 57th minute when Kyle Smith headed the ball to Hercules Gomez in the box, but his shot went well over the bar.
The deadlock was broken in the 65th minute when Sounder Andrew Gregor bent a free kick past the Calgary wall and into the net from about 22 yards out.
members.shaw.ca /jkmet/2003aug14.htm   (505 words)

 August 1, 2004 -- Seattle Sounders 0 at Calgary Mustangs 3
The Sounder keeper eventually tracked down the rebound which rolled outside the penalty area.
The Sounders started the second half with a decent chance in the 47th minute as Jonathon Bolanos made a strong attempt from 30 yards out, but the ball was over the bar.
A couple of minutes later Seattle had another chance, but the ball was also knocked high.
members.shaw.ca /jkmet/2004aug01.htm   (554 words)

 Seattle Sounders at AllExperts
The Seattle Sounders are a U.S. professional soccer team based in Seattle, Washington.
In 2006 the W-League team combined with a local Pacific Coast League women's side and are now known as the Seattle Sounder Saints.
The Emerald City Supporters are the main fan group of the Sounders.
en.allexperts.com /e/s/se/seattle_sounders.htm   (406 words)

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 Seattle University - News & events - Featured stories
The players: Senior Seattle University men's soccer team members, celebrating the end of the fall season and their last dinner as teammates.
Seattle University Magazine connects alumni and friends to the university and each other by engaging its readers with compelling topics and strong storytelling.
Seattle University Magazine is published quarterly by the SU Publications Office.
www.seattleu.edu /home/news_events/magazine/details.asp?elItemID=MAG_1019   (599 words)

 Seattle University - University news - Seattle Sounders to Honor National Soccer Champions August 21
The Seattle Sounders will honor Seattle University's national champion men's soccer team Friday, August 21, during the Sounders match against the Orange County Zodiac.
Tom Hardy, the 1997 NAIA player of the year from Seattle University was a Sounders draft choice this season.
Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle's Capitol Hill.
www.seattleu.edu /home/news_events/news/news_detail.asp?elYear=1998&elID=5222002113216   (302 words)

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